Compelling news from the refugee and migrant sector
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12 January 20150 comments

Italian Border Police (Guardia Di Finanza) check the ship Ezadeen the day after some 500 Syrian would be immigrants to disembark yesterday from this ship at Corigliano harbour on January 3, 2015. Italian coastguards have narrowly prevented two disasters this week off the country’s southern coast involving so-called “ghost ships”, which seem to have originated in Turkey. The EU vowed to fight people smugglers’ new tactic of abandoning “ghost ships” full of migrants off European coasts. AFP PHOTO/ALFONSO DI VINCENZO